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Finding Aid to the Simmons Family Papers, [1845-1909]
BANC MSS C-B 754  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Simmons Family Papers,
    Date (inclusive): [1845-1909]
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 754
    Creator: Simmons family
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box and 1 oversize folder
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Primarily papers of Orrin Simmons pertaining to his business affairs in Costa Rica and San Francisco and his land holdings in the Berkeley area, Alameda Co., Calif. Included are letters from Juan Rafael Mora, papers concerning the College of California and the University of California, maps and blueprint of a subdivision adjacent to the University in Berkeley.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and Spanish

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Simmons family papers, BANC MSS C-B 754, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William Simmons (September 23, 1958). Courtesy of Mrs. R. E. Prosise. Deposited in Bancroft Library, 1953, by James D. Hart.

    Scope and Content

    Chiefly papers of Orrin Simmons pertaining to his business affairs in Costa Rica and San Francisco and his land holdings in the Berkeley area, Alameda County, California. A few items relate to his sons, J. E. and W. H. Simmons.